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Handling Phone Orders, Re-charging Orders, Post Purchase Up-sells or Cross-sells

An interesting set of questions recently came up: How best to take phone orders, change new orders just in, or append add-on items or orders to a customer’s account using stored payment. This is akin to performing a post purchase up-sell or cross-sell administratively. The process may vary slightly between payment gateways. Your gateway should…

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Optimize Post-Purchase Experience for WooCommerce

I highly recommend the article Tips to Optimize Post-Purchase Experience for WooCommerce* from the Official WooCommerce Blog*. It was written by Cody Landefeld on March 8, 2018. Key takeaways for making your post-purchase experience more effective: Email marketing after a recent purchase, keeping engaged with social media, product reviews, surveys Improving order/shipping confirmation emails for managing delivery expectations and…

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You had me at Storefront–Benefits of using the official WooCommerce theme

Storefront* is the official open-source theme for WooCommerce powered stores. WooCommerce site administrators revel in the fact they can integrate the World’s most powerful eCommerce software with their existing site and design. Do consider this alternative, as there are significant benefits to implementing the official theme and making your site’s design work with it. Storefront…

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Quick Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization for WooCommerce

I highly recommend the article Quick Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization for WooCommerce* from the Official WooCommerce Blog*. It was written by Marina Pape on April 19, 2018. Key takeaways for improving your conversions: Understanding the three stages of online customer interaction: discovery, choosing, and purchasing Measuring funnel progress with Google Analytics Common conversion optimizations: Making landing pages…

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10 Ways to Make Your Next WooCommerce Sale

I highly recommend the article 10 Ways to Make Your Next WooCommerce Sale* from the Official WooCommerce Blog*. It was written by Andrea Zoellner on March 29, 2018. Key takeaways for marketing your store: Email lists / building anticipation Pinterest window shopping Facebook Marketplace and community groups Discounting and sales Instagram window shopping Google Shopping product feed Affiliates…

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Understanding Automation for eCommerce Stores

I highly recommend the article Understanding Automation for eCommerce Stores* from the Official WooCommerce Blog*. It was written by Beka Rice on February 6, 2018. Key takeaways for automating your store: Automation do’s and don’ts Importing products and inventories Capturing abandoned carts Amazon Fulfillment / drop shipping Self shipping labels Post purchase techniques   Open Article*  …

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The Rise of WooCommerce

WooCommerce* is the most popular eCommerce platform on the planet, powering over 30% of online stores. If you choose Woo, you’ll be in good company! Related to that success, it’s also the most flexible, customizable and the most affordable option. It’s not quite the simplest or easiest option, but it’s not overly complex either. Begin with…

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